clerk_banner 1

Clerk & Recorder / Elections

The Clerk and Recorder’s Office is responsible for the following:

  • Recorded documents
  • Plats
  • Surveys
  • Birth and death certificates
  • Accounts payable 


Paula J. Jaconetty
Clerk and Recorder/Surveyor
Phone: 406-466-3145

Sarah Clarke
Election Administrator

Chadd Depner

Julia “Chico” McLoughlin


Debbie Walker
Claims/Payroll/Accounts Payable
Phone:  406-466-2285


The Clerk & Recorder’s documents are now available on iDoc!  You may use this service by going to  Not all records are available just yet, but we are adding more each day.

Copy fees – $.50 for the first page of a document and $.25 for each additional page.  There will be a $2.00 convenience fee for copies sent by fax or email.  For certified copies of recorded documents, the standard copy fees apply along with a $2.00 certification fee.  Certified copies cannot be faxed or emailed.

Recorded Documents

Deeds; Mortgages; Releases; Leases; Orders & Decrees; Assignments and Miscellaneous. These documents are indexed, microfilmed and returned. Recording fee is $8.00 per page, or portion thereof.  Non-standard documents incur an additional $10.00 fee.   Please follow document standards.

Filed Documents

Financing Statements, Liens, Attachments; Notices of Action; Plats; Certificates of Survey; Land Corner Records; Election Filings and Miscellaneous. These documents are indexed and filed in the vault. Filing fees vary. **Surveys submitted to the Clerk & Recorder’s Office after 4:30pm may not be recorded until the following day to allow adequate time for review before filing.

Birth and Death Records

Birth and death records are not open to the public.

Certified Copies of a Birth Certificate

Mail a completed copy of the Birth Certificate Request to the Teton County Clerk and Recorder’s Office with a $8.00 fee per certificate.

Certified Copies of a Death Certificate

Mail a completed copy of the Death Certificate Request to the Teton County Clerk and Recorder’s Office with the a $7.00 fee for each certificate.


Military Discharges (DD214)

These are recorded documents with book and page identification. $2.00 plus copy fees. All documents are given numbers and/or book and page identification so they can be located at a future date. It is important that you have that document ID when calling for Information.  Please mail a completed Military Discharge Request to the Teton County Clerk & Recorder’s Office with the proper fees.  Please note: this form must be notarized.



Election information and voter registration/absentee ballot request forms can be found on the Montana Secretary of State’s Election Page.

Now is a great time to check to make sure your voter registration information is current and correct.  You can find your registration status at the link above or by calling our office at 406-466-2693.



Privacy Preference Center